Chhattisgarh population by religion 2021

Chhattisgarh Population by Religion 2021

Chhattisgarh is the 17th most populous state of India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 2.55 Crore population, around 2.38 crores (93.23%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 52 lakhs (2.02%) as Muslims or the followers of Islam,  4.90 Lakhs (1.92%) as Christians. In addition 0.09% Stated as no religion & 2.73% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Chhattisgarh by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu23,819,789
2Muslim514,998
3Christian490,542
4Buddhist70,467
5Sikh70,036
6Jain61,510
7Other religions and persuasions494,594
8Religion not stated23,262
 Total25,545,198

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Chhattisgarh by Percentage

#ReligionPercentage %
1Hindu93.25%
2Muslim2.02%
3Christian1.92%
4Buddhist0.28%
5Sikh0.27%
6Jain0.24%
7Other religions and persuasions1.94%
8Religion not stated0.09%
   

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Chhattisgarh - Rural Population

#ReligionRural Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu18,564,14794.68%
2Christian356,0141.82%
3Muslim156,5400.80%
4Buddhist24,3600.12%
5Jain6,1430.03%
6Sikh5,4530.03%
7Other religions and persuasions477,0732.43%
8Religion not stated18,2310.09%
 Total19,607,961 

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Chhattisgarh - Urban Population

#ReligionUrban Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu5,255,64288.52%
2Muslim358,4586.04%
3Christian134,5282.27%
4Sikh64,5831.09%
5Jain55,3670.93%
6Buddhist46,1070.78%
7Other religions and persuasions17,5210.30%
8Religion not stated5,0310.08%
 Total5,937,237 

Source: Census 2011

Chhattisgarh Population - Caste wise

Caste Population (%)
OBC* 47%
Dalits (SCs) 12.82%
Tribals (STs) 30.62%
General 10%

*Govt has not enumerated caste-wise population other than SCs and STs in Census 2011. So OBC Percentage is not accurate & based on various estimates.